Silver alert: Police searching for 91-year-old Maryland man in need of medication
UPDATE: Bernard Calvin Allen has been found safe and unharmed in Virginia, according to Howard County police.
A silver alert has been issued by police after a 91-year-old man went missing Wednesday.
Bernard Calvin Allen, of Jessup, Maryland, was last seen around 5 a.m. in the 5900 block of Harpers Farm Road in Columbia but may have made it as far as Springfield, Virginia, Howard County police said.
Allen is believed to be driving a red 2017 Chevy Sonic with Maryland tags 88390HD, according to police.
Police said he may be confused and is in need of time-sensitive medication. He also is said to have age-related health concerns.
As described by police, Allen is a 5-foot-9, 205-pound black male with brown eyes and gray hair and mustache. When last seen, he was wearing a brown sweater, blue checkered shirt, gray pants, baseball hat and glasses.
Anyone who sees Allen or his vehicle is asked to call 911.